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Beyonce Knowles was born on September 4

Katherine Noelle Holmes was born on December 18, 1978 in Toledo, Ohio.

Katie acted in High School theatre productions before meeting a manager who encouraged her to go to Los Angeles for television's pilot season. She won a part in the acclaimed feature film "The Ice Storm" (1997) in her very first audition. Katie's character was Libbets Casey, a rich New Yorker, who is pursued by two of the main characters. It was a small part, but it marked the beginning of her professional acting career.

Later, a videotape was sent to "Dawson's Creek", a new production by the acclaimed writer Kevin Williamson, which landed her the series regular role of Joey Potter.

During her first year with "Dawson's Creek", Katie was able to do two movies, "Disturbing Behavior" (1998) and "Go" (1999), and, for the former, she won Best Breakthrough Female Performance in the 1999 MTV Movie Awards. The following year, she starred next to Michael Douglas in "Wonder Boys" (2000), playing Hannah Green.
Katie's first leading role came in 2002, with "Abandon". She played a college student named Katie Burke, who is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of her boyfriend who vanished two years prior.

In 2005 Katie played Rachel Dodson, a childhood sweetheart and love interest to Batman/Bruce Wayne, in "Batman Begins"

On November 18, 2006, Katie Holmes married actor Tom Cruise at the Odescalchi Castle in Lake Bracciano, Italy

Misspellings & aliases:
Kate, Catie, Cathy, Katy, Kathy, Kati, Kaitie, Kayti, Katti, Caty, Hollmes, Holms, Holmmes, Hollms, Holmess.